UK delays sustainability disclosure consultation
The UK regulator overseeing development of new sustainability disclosure requirements for asset managers and asset owners has again delayed publishing proposals for consultation.
FCA exec: Greenwashing is 'huge reputational risk'
The financial industry must acknowledge 'greenwashing' and consider how to prevent it, an executive at the UK's Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) said, warning it is a "huge reputational risk".
UK taskforce to develop transition plan 'gold standard'
The UK treasury has created a 'transition plan taskforce' to develop what it says will be "the gold standard" for climate transition plans by UK financial institutions and listed companies, in a move that is believed to be the first of its kind.
FCA finalises UK rules on diversity disclosures
Real estate investors call on regulators for dedicated ESG metrics
A group of real estate investor associations has provided the UK's financial watchdog with proposals for environmental, social and governance (ESG) reporting metrics they say could eventually become part of international real estate industry standards.
Impact: areas to watch in 2022
Big-name players demonstrate the growing appeal of impact strategies - but calls for more credible evidence of impact continue to grow, Michael Hurley writes
UK regulator extends climate and transition reporting rules
FCA has extended coverage of its climate-related disclosure rules for listed companies and added requirements around transition plans for those firms as well as asset managers and life insurers.
UK sustainability disclosures to 'go beyond climate' to cover impact
UK regulator urged to go beyond TCFD, and require social impact reporting
Listed companies, asset managers, life insurers and pension providers in the UK should be required to report on social factors as well as environmental factors, the regulator has been told.
UK regulator urged to bring forward asset manager TCFD disclosure obligations
Large asset managers and life insurers in the UK should be required to make climate-related disclosures next year, the country's Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has been urged.